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George Orwells Commander in Spain

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Double spy, fraud, brilliant inventor and stout-hearted commander – the first complete biography of George Orwell’s commander in Spain, Georges Kopp.


With a focus on the relationship between Orwell and Kopp during the Spanish Civil War, ‘George Orwell’s Commander in Spain: The Enigma of Georges Kopp’ is the first biography of a fascinating figure: double spy, fraud, brilliant inventor and stout-hearted commander. 


Introduction by the Author; Chapter 1: The Beginnings of a Turbulent Life; Chapter 2: ‘A Comic Opera with an Occasional Death’; Chapter 3: On Heroism and Banality; Chapter 4: The Revolution Eats Its Children; Chapter 5: Wein, Weib und Gesang; Chapter 6: Free at Last; Chapter 7: ‘I Want to Live Grand and Gloriously’; Chapter 8: In Service of a Puppet Government; Chapter 9: Spy… or Double Spy?; Chapter 10: Gentleman, Farmer, Inventor; Chapter 11: To Be or Not to Be O’Brien; Chapter: 12 Downhill; Epilogue by Professor Peter Davison; Notes; Sources; Acknowledgements

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Published 15 October 2013
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EAN13 9781783080038
Language English

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